Scrapbook Clippings

Scrapbook 1938 - 1948 of Nellie Farrell (7)

Died In Woodstock

Mrs Fred Peck, Green Mountain, Passed Away in Fisher Memorial Hospital

Green Mountain, N.B., July 16, [1943]—The death of Mrs Fred Peck occurred at the Fisher Memorial Hospital, Woodstock, on July 4th, follow a prolonged illness. She leaves to mourn her husband, one step-daughter, Jean' three step-sons, Pte. Grant Peck, Overseas; PO John Peck, Halifax; and Paul Peck, at home; one brother, John Wilson, Danforth, Me., and three sisters, Mrs Charles Wood, Danforth, Me., Mrs Millie Buckingham, Verdun, and Mrs Alice Vantassel, Green Mountain.
   Mrs Peck was a life-long resident of this place. She was a member of the United Baptist Church and a devoted worker in all church work as long as her health permitted. She was especially helpful in times of sickness and her passing is deeply regretted by friends and neighbors.
    The funeral service was held at the Fosterville church on Tuesday afternoon, July 6th, with Rev Mr Bryan, Canterbury, officiating. The hymns sung were Does Jesus Care, No Night There, and Rock of Ages. Interment was made in the Fosterville Lower cemetery. The floral tributes were beautiful.

Marked Birthday

Forest City, Dec 9, [1943]—Mrs Cecilia Veysey celebrated her 85th birrthday on Dec. 5th. During the afternoon many neighbors called to extend greetings. Also present were two daughters, Mrs Warren Tracy, Cherryfield, Me., and Mrs Harry Morehouse, Woodstock, N.B., and Mr and Mrs Tyson Veysey, Miss Jeanette Veysey, Darrell Veysey and M Williams, Danforth, Me.
   Afternoon tea was served by Mrs H. Morehouse assisted by Mrs O. Boone and Miss J. Veysey. A beautifully decorated birthday cake had been sent by a daughter, Mrs E.W. Nicholson, Vancouver, B.C.
   Mrs Veysey is very smart being able to keep house for her son, Abner, she also knits for the Red Cross.
Married At Meductic

[1943]    The Reformed Baptist parsonage at Meductic was the scene of a pretty wedding at 7:00 p.m., October 18th when Rev H.C. Mullen united in marriage Carl Leo Spinney of Meductic, and Miss Mary Alice Collier of Fosterville. Clayton Porter of Meductic supported the groom while the bride was attended by her sister, Miss Axis [sic] Collier. The wedding was witnessed by only a few of the immediate relatives and friends of the bride and groom.
Has Arrived in England

[1943]    Mrs Donald Boone of Pemberton Ridge, York County, received a cable from her son, Pte. Frank D. Boone of his safe arrival in England. he is well and is looking forward to meeting his brother, Leslie, who has been England for almost two years and his school pals, LAC Carl Higgs and Pte. Gordon Harvey, both from this district.
Engagement Announced

[1943]    Mr and Mrs Eben M. Patterson of Canterbury, N.B. announce the engagement of their eldest daughter, Ana Matilda of Toronto, Ontario, to William Samuel Wunker, eldest son of Mr and Mrs W.H. Wunker, of Miner's Bay, Ontarion. The wedding to take place at Miner's Bay on Saturday, November 13th.
Visiting At Nashwaaksis

[1943]    Flying Officer John E Peck, Eastern Air Command, Halifax, N.S., is visiting Corporal Evelyn Johnston at the home of Mr and Mrs Lloyd Johnston, Nashwaaksis. Cpl. Johnston is home on furlough from Air Force Headquarters, Ottawa.
Looked For Deer; Got Berries

[1943]    Leading Air Craftsman G.M. Buckingham, RCAF, who was home on leave with his parents in Fosterville, to go on a hunting trip, went hunting but did not get a deer, instead he came across some raspberries, perfectly colored and formed and just as sweet and juicy as though he had picked them in the berry season.


Miss Muriel C. Dickinson and W. Warden Boone Married In East Hodgdon

East Hodgdon, Me., Nov 24, [1943]—On Thursday, Nov. 18th, Miss Muriel Cecile Dickinson became the bride of W. Warden Boone, Fredericton, N.B., at the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs Leslie P. Dickinson, East Hodgdon, Me., in the presence of forty guests. The double ring service was read by REv. David Jones, pastor of the Congregational Church, Houlton.
   The bride's gown was of air force blue crepe, street length, with self-embroidery, and she carried an arm bouquet of American Beauth rosebuds. The matron of honor, Miss Evelyn Burke, of Lower Dumfries, wore dusty rose crepe, with black velvet trim, and carried an arm bouquet of mixed mums. The groom was suppordted by Lester Collier, North Lake. Mrs Guy L. Turney played I Love You Truly and Mendelssohn's Wedding March.
   A reception was held at 8 o'clcok for one hundred guests. Mrs Charles turbill received the guests at the door. Miss Arlene London had charge of the guest book. Mrs Nellie Jewett, aunt of the bride, had charge of the gifts. Mrs Jasper Crane poured. Mrs Miles O. Smith, Mrs J. Blaine Lincoln, Mrs Ralph Sloat and Mrs Donald Duff, assisted by the Misses Vida and Shirely Smith, Jean Eagers, Babe McAttee, Mrs Cerald hawkes, Mrs Perley Billings and Mrs Weldon Smith served refreshments.
   The bride's cake of three white tiers topped by tiny bride and groom was cut by the bride and later cut and served to the guests by the bride's auth, Mrs George Carpenter.
   The bride is the only daughter of Mr and Mrs Leslie Dickinson of East Hodgdon. The groom is the son of Mr and Mrs Arlington Boone of North Lake, N.B. They will reside in Fredericton where the groom has employment.
Married at St. Andrew's

{1943]    A wedding of interest to many friends and relatives took place at St. Andrew's Church on January 19th when Rev J.D.L. Howson united in marriage Mrs Ada Isabelle Logan, of Fredericton, and Wilbur M. Murchie of Debec. The ceremony was witnessed by friends.
Engagements Announced

[1943]    Mr and Mrs Miles Durling of Canterbury, N.B., wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hulda M. Durling, R.N., and Harry McMullen, RAF, son of the late Mr and Mrs Frederick McMullen, of Canterbury. Miss During is supervisor of the Children's hospital in Portland, Maine, and Mr McMullen is now stationed in Nova Scotia in the RCAF.
    Mrs A. H. Chapman of Temperance Vale announces the engagement of her granddaughter, Pauline Nina Chapman, to Douglas Claude Bryant, eldest son of George J. Bryant of Northampton, N.B. Wedding is to take place in the near future.

MESSER—At their home at harvey Station, N.B., on September 20th, 1943, to Mr and Mrs Basil Messer, a son, Garnet Eugene, weight 11 lbs. 13 ozs.

Air Force Wedding

LAW, Ethel Fish, North Lake, and Sgt. Pilot E Grodin Marraied In Alberta

Green Mountain, N.B., March 25, [1944]—A military wedding of interest to friends took place at the RCAF Chapel at Vulcan, Alberta, when LAW Ethel Fish, daughter of Mr and Mrs Charles Fish, North Lake, N.B., became the bride of Sgt. Pilot Edward Grondin of Verwoods, Sask.
   The young couple were attended by LAW Vivian Powell and Sgt. Joseph Listharge. After the ceremony a wedding dinner was served at the Imperial Hotel in Vulcan. The guests were all in uniform. Tables were decorated with miniature brides and grooms with centerpieces of apple blossoms tied with white satin ribbons. later the happy couple left on a short wedding trip, travelling to Calgary by plane.


Baby Gould

Fosterville, June 22, [1944]—The funeral of little Philip Charles Gould, aged six months, son of Mr and Mrs Charles Gould of Fosterville, N.B., took place at the Fosterville Baptist church on Monday, June 19th, being conducted by Rev. M.O. Brinton of Woodstock, assisted by the student minister, Mr McFarlane. The hyms "Precious Jewels", "Does Jesus Care', Safe in the Arms of Jesus" were sung by the choir. Interment was made in Fosterville Lower cemetery. Chief mourners were Mr and Mrs Charles Gould, Charlene Gould, Mr and Mrs G.C. Gould, Lyndon Gould, Mr and Mrs Shepherd Buckingham, Warren Buckingham, William Buckingham.

F.P. Clark Dead

Well Known Resident of Green Mountain Suffered Stroke of Paralysis

Green Mountain, N.B., June 27, [1944]—The death of Frank P. Clark occurred at his home on Monday morning, June 19, at the age of 69 years. Mr Clark had been in poor health for some time but was suddenly stricken with a shock on Sunday evening from which he never rallied.
   Mr Clark was born at Mount Pleasant, N.B., but moved to this place several years ago. He leaves to mourn their loss, his wife and one son, Wilbur, at home, two brothers, [obscured] Clark, Danforth, Maine, and [obscured] Clark, Houlton, Maine; and two sisters, Mrs Janie Johnston, of South Dakota, and Mrs Susie Brown of Connecticut.
   The funeral service was held at his late home on Tuesday afternoon with Lic. Morris McFarlane officiating and the hymns sung were Nearer My God to Thee, Rock of Ages, and Have Thine Own Way Lord. Interment was in the Lower Cemetery, Fosterville, N.B. The floral tributes were beautiful.


Forest City Couple Married 63 Years

Mr and Mrs Harvey H. Boone Raised Large Family—Many Descendents

Forest City, N.B., Nov 11, [1944]—Mr and Mrs Harvey H. Boone of Forest City, who a few months ago marked the sixty-third anniversary of their marriage, are in the enjoyment of the best of health in spite of the fact that Mr.

Boone is 85 years old and Mrs Boone is 82 years old.
   Mr Boone was born in Fredericton in 1859 and Mrs Boone at Green Mountain in 1862. Mr Boone removed to Green Mountain with his parents and there met the young woman he later married. With the exception of the first few years of their married life they have lived on a farm in Forest City and raised a family of 11 children in addition to two grandchildren. During the past six years they have worked the farm themselves and been most successful. They have 64 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. They are Forest City's grand old couple and highly esteemed by all who know them.

Died At Fosterville

Samuel A. Collier Well Known Resident, Died Suddenly at Home

Fosterville, June 28, [1944]—The community of Fosterville, N.B., was greatly shocked on June 24, to learn of the sudden passing of one of its oldest inhabitants, Samuel Ardine Collier.
   Mr Collier was the son of Isaac and Lydia Collier and was 74 years of age. He had been a resident of the community nearly all his life. Possessing a friendly and retiring disposition, he had many friends. Deceased always had the welfare of the community at heart and was also a member of the Orange Association. Therefore, he will be greatly missed in the community.
   Surviving are his widow, Sadia Lewella, three daughters and two sons, Mrs Everett Farrell, Mrs John Moor, Mrs Edwin Farrell, sons, Hazen A., Leslie C. Collier, one sister, Mrs Rhoda Simmons, Needham, Mass., 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren with many friends.
   A very large funeral service was conducted by Rev A Hatfield from his late home and at the Baptist Church at Fosterville. Hymns for the occasion were Face to Face, Going Down The Valley, Rifted Rock. Pall-bearers were George Scott, Basil, Arlington and Fred Boone, Allie Grant, Cecil Dow. There were a large number of beautiful floral tributes from the family and friends. Interment in family lot of cemetery at Fosterville, N.B. Maiden City Lodge L.O.L of Canterbury conducted the obsequies at the grave.
Card of Thanks

Mrs Samuel Collier and family of the late Mr Collier wish to extend thanks for the many acts of kindness shown during his illness and they wish to express their heartfelt thanks and appreciation for sympath and kindness at the time of his death, especially Rev. A. Hatfield, those who sent flowers or assisted in any way.

Late Peter C. Lutz

Passed Away at His Home in Green Mountain June 16th

Green Mountain, N.B., June 22, [1944]—The death of one of the oldest residents of this place, Peter C. Lutz, occurred on June 16th. Although in failing health for the past few years, he was around at his usual duties until he was seized with a heart attack on Friday afternoon from which he never recovered.
   Mr Lutz was the son of the late Peter C. Lutz and Martha Taylor Lutz and was born at Moncton, N.B., on February 3, 1871, and moved here at the age of eight years. He was a member of the United Baptist Church and a member of the Orange Lodge No 50, Fosterville, and a highly respected citizen who took an active part in any movement that was for the betterment of the community and his passing occasioned regret to all who knew him as well as to the immediate family. He leaves to mourn their sad loss his wife, Mrs Susie Lutz, four daughters, Mrs Enoch Peck, Bear River, N.S., Mrs George Veysey and Mrs Earl Atkinson, North Lake, and Mrs Orrin Dickinson, Hartland, twelve grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
   The funeral services were held at his late home on Sunday afternoon, June 18th with Rev. Mr Brenton, Woodstock, N.B. and Lic. M. McFarlane, pastor of North Lake, officiating. The hymns sung were In the Sweet By and By, It is Well With My Soul, and My Saviour First of All. Interment was made in the Lower Cemetery at Fosterville with the service there conducted by the Fosterville L.O.L. and Canterbury L.O.L.
   The profusion of flowers showed the high esteem in which Mr Lutz was held by his family and many friends.
   Relatives from outside who attended the funeral were Mr and Mrs Rex Bridges, Auburn, Me., Mr and Mrs Frank Paison, Skowhegan, Me., Mrs Lewis Burke and Mrs Edward Burke, Fairfield, Me., Mrs Harry W. Clark, Portland, Me., Mr and Mrs H.H. Till, and Mr and Mrs Harley Eaton, Millinocket, Me., Mrs Edwin Lipsett, Mrs Mamie Lutz and Mrs William Clark, Woodstock, N.B., Mr and Mrs Murray Cosman, Mr and Mrs Harvey Lawrence and Miss Alice E Boone, Houlton, Me., Mr and Mrs John Wilson, Thomas Howe, Newton Howe and Miss Pearle Howe, Danforth, Me., Mr and Mrs Enock Peck, Bear River, N.S., and Mr and Mrs Orrin Dickinson, Hartland, N.B.

[1944]   Pte. D.R. Boone of North Lake, York County, N.B., and his four sons are all serving in the Canadian Army. A veteran of the First Great War, he is serving in the present conflict as a member of No. 21 Company, Veterans' Guard of Canada. His four sons in khaki are Leslie R., with the Canadian Army in Italy; Frank D., at present serving in England; Glen C., in training as a paratrooper in Canada; and Harold, stationed in Saint John. Pte. Boone is shown standing b eside the Honor Roll which was presented No 21 Coy., V.G. of C. The Honor Roll contains the names of Pte Boone, his four sons, along with 94 other members of the company and about 200 of their sons and daughters serving in the fighting forces.

Five Sons Serving

Pemberton Ridge, May 25, [1944]—Derryl Boone, who has been employed at Eel River Lake for several weeks spent the weekend at his home here and accompanied his brother, Harold, to Fredericton on Monday, where he will enter the same course of training as his brother. Derryl is the fifth member of this family to don the uniform for service to his King and Country, two of the older brothers being somewhere in England at the present time.

son of Fred Peck, Green Mountain, N.B., who made the supreme sacrifice in Italy on Sept 15th. He enlisted in February, 1940, at the age of 19, and went overseas in may, 1940, with the Carleton and york Regiment. Pte. Peck had been wounded once before while engaged in the battle for Sicily, but had been back in action for several months.

was a son of Mr and Mrs Robert S. Down, Canterbury and enlisted in Saskatchewan in October, 1941, and went overseas in March, 1943. He was killed in action in Italy. Besides his parents he is survived by three sisters and five brothers, two of whom, Cpl. Reginald Dow and PO Ardean Dow, are with the RCAF, the former in England, the latter in Ceylon. Colonel J. Neale Dow is an Uncle.
Married at McAdam

[1944]   A quiet wedding took place at the parsonage of the officiating clergyman, McAdam, when Elizabeth Camelia, daughter of Mr and Mrs Walter D Lounder, of St. Croix, and Neil Gordon Veysey, son of Mr and Mrs Alfred Veysey were united in marriage by Rev D.H. Maitland. Milton W. Lounder of St. Croix, N.B. and Dorothy Susee of Vanceboro, Maine, witnessed the event.